February 10, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 42

Stories from the February 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Cell phone mergers cause nightmares for college students

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Last week, SBC announced a $16 billion acquisition of AT&T, pioneering a new standard for wireless communication service in the United States. “Today’s agreement is a huge step forward in our efforts to build a company that will lead a communications revolution in the 21st century,” said Edward E. Whitacre Jr., SBC […]

Ivory Tower resident arrested for dealing marijuana, mushrooms

Metropolitan Police officers arrested an Ivory Tower resident Monday on suspicion of dealing marijuana and mushrooms. A Community Living and Learning Center search turned up a substantial amount of marijuana, mushrooms, a scale and a large amount of cash, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said. Upon finding evidence of drug dealing, UPD contacted the Metropolitan […]

Rush numbers stay steady

The same number of students accepted bids to join a fraternity or sorority during this year’s spring recruitment period as last year. The weeklong recruitment for all of GW’s 12 fraternities and two of the eight sororities ended Feb. 5 with 96 students accepting bids. Six more students accepted bids to join a fraternity this […]

Association to evaluate mental health of Tsunami survivors

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association announced last weak that psychologist Gerald (Jerry) Jacobs, Ph.D. will work with the APA in its effort to assess the mental health needs of the Tsunami survivors. Jacobs is the Director of the Disaster Mental Health Institute and a professor in the doctoral Clinical Psychology Training Program at […]

Men look to avoid Spiders’ season sweep

Coach Karl Hobbs knows his GW men’s basketball team always has its hands full with Richmond. The Spiders have defeated the Colonials three times in a row dating back to January 2004, with the most recent loss coming on Jan. 22. Richmond coach Jerry Wainwright “always has something up his sleeve,” Hobbs mused earlier this […]

The man who won’t back down

His allegations of defamation, trespassing and unjust bargaining have all been dismissed by a judge. He owes the University more than $36,000 and his bank accounts were frozen. Now, after four of his five complaints against GW have been dismissed, Donald Kreuzer, neighbor to the 729-bed Ivory Tower, is making one last stand. Since 1973, […]

CVS fraud prompts concerns over GWorld use

University officials are warning students to closely monitor their GWorld accounts after a CVS employee stole $1,378 from 16 students last month. The current system does not adequately protect users from fraudulent charges, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said. From Jan. 10 to Jan. 22, an employee at the CVS on 22nd and E streets […]

Column: The case for recycling

After reading the long overdue and inspiring article, “Getting dirty for a cause (Feb. 3, p. 1),” it is nice to see that there are some students who think that recycling is worth more than a five cent return from your beer can. Coming from the hippie commie pinko city of San Francisco, I have […]

Crime Log

Burglary 2/5 – Dakota Hall – open case Three laptops were stolen when the door of a triple was left unlocked. Destruction 2/2 – Ivory Tower – case closed While on patrol, a University Police officer found broken glass from a fire extinguisher container and a damaged exit sign on the fourth floor. No suspects […]